The history of education began with teaching of traditional elements such as Indian religions, Indian mathematics, Indian logic at early Hindu and Buddhist centres of learning such as ancient Takshashila (in modern-day Pakistan) and Nalanda (in India) Before Christ.
Gurukul system was based on experiential learning and was practice based with subjects such as astronomy, medicine, philosophy, political science, economics, religion, yoga, physical education, and defence studies as its major components.
Education is the most empowering force in the world. It creates knowledge, builds confidence, and breaks down barriers to opportunity. For children, it is their key to open the door to a better life. All children deserve to receive the 'precious gift' of education.
On other hand Modern education system have less focus on student's skill development but focus on how to gain more marks. Reason why students are become Race Horses for their parents. Private Tuitions are adding more fuel to this mind-set. As a result, students have no option other than cramming things, rather than understanding.
Our education system should be more oriented towards all round development of a child giving them time and space to know their real talent. Parents should always encourage their child to go out and try out their natural skills instead of sending them to Private Coaching Classes, Tuitions.
Secondly 90% of the education is theoretical with minuscule scope for practical learning and research on the part of the pupils. A new Survey says, only 37% of information learned in school uses in practical life. If so what kind of extra knowledge Private Coaching Classes pour into students? Why they become key to success for every student?
Interestingly, nearly one fifth of students obtain private tuition from the same teacher who teaches in their school, despite this being banned.
And the symbol, voice of such common man is Vedanta Sir, who likes to swim against the flow also the main character of this story. According to him, education is not just a degree or a testimonial but a reflection of our behavior, language, attitude and personality with other creatures of the universe.